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TheaterWorks

Address: 233 Pearl St., Hartford, CT 06103
Phone Number: 860-727-4027
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Ranked #7 of 40 Attractions in Hartford
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Owner description: Hartford's professional Off-Broadway-style theatre.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a very interesting theater in the heart of Hartford. It is small and therefore intimate and you can see the actors plying their craft up close. Last year, we attended a performance of The Other Room which was exceptional well done. I had seen the play on Broadway with Laurie Metcalf (she deserved a Tony for her performance).... More

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Have only been a series member for one year and enjoyed each play. The theater is small so you have a chance to see the actors up close . The plays are well selected to fit the space and all have been fun and interesting with good casts. Once you have paid for the series you can select the days... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Had a wonderful time here, a bar restuarant and movie theater in the same location is the greatest idea.

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Oxford, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The excellent productions come alive in this intimate setting. The directing is outstanding. Many plays start here and end up on Broadway.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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57 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

After reading some reviews of "Freud's Last Session" by Mark St. Germain at the theaterworks, we decided to go on a Saturday afternoon. We were glad we did. The play depicts an imaginary meeting between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis late in the life of Freud after he had fled Vienna and settled in London in 1939. The meeting takes... More

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Connecticut
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229 reviews 229 reviews
84 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My first reaction upon leaving Theaterworks’ highly entertaining world premiere production, Christmas on the Rocks, was why hadn’t someone thought of this idea before now? Director Rob Ruggiero asked seven playwrights—John Cariani, Jeffrey Hatcher, Jacques Lamarre, Matthew Lombardo, Theresa Rebeck, Edwin Sanchez, and Jonathan Tolin--to take iconic Christmas characters from holiday themed movies and television classics and reimagine them as... More

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Christmas on the Rocks was an entertaining and funny performance by 3 very skilled actors, playing multiple roles. You'll never think of Cindy Lou Who and Charlie Brown as innocents again. It was lots of fun. The theater itself is in a small, imtimate setting. Located in the lower level of the building, there are no bad seats. Unlike most... More

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Just saw it last night. Fabulous!! Husband and I decided this was the most fun Christmas event we've ever been to. The play is just hilarious.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a very intimate space that brings Off-Broadway to the Hartford area. Not quite mainstream.You won't see "The Sound of Music" but you will see plays like "Mother F****er with a Hat" or "Freud's Last Session" . I love it and have been a subscriber for years and have yet to be bored.

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suffield, ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

THE THEATER: 190 seats intimately placed before a charming proscenium stage in the basement of an historic building near restaurants and bars downtown.  Upstairs is an art gallery where you can relax and chit chat before the curtain goes up.  Don't be put off by the walk down to the basement level because the theater is well fitted and welcoming.... More

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